Melbourne Olympics 1956
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Results for the 1956 Summer Olympics

At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, 33 athletics events were contested, 24 for men and 9 for women. There were a total number of 720 participating athletes from 61 countries.

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This website shows the results from the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.  It shows the results for the individual athletes, and the countries competing. 

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Melbourne-Stockholm 1956 Summer Olympics | Olympic Video, News

Melbourne-Stockholm 1956 Summer Olympics | Olympic Video, News | Melbourne Olympics 1956 | Scoop.it
Melbourne hosted the Games, but equestrian events were held in Stockholm owing to Australia's strict quarantine laws. 1956 Olympics video, medals, news.
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This website has detailed information about the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games, showing how this event was important to our Australian history.  On this website, we can find photos, videos, results, and details about the Melbourne Olympic games. 

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Australian 1956 Olympic Games

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Lauren Sabatini's comment, September 18, 2013 7:51 AM
This website shows information about the Melbourne Olympic games in 1956. It gives details on the opening ceremony, game statistics and the different sports played.
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Melbourne 1956 | Opening Ceremony

Lighting of the cauldron in Melbourne for the Games of the XVI Olympiad.
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This is a video on Youtube of the Olympic opening ceremony for the Melbourne Olympic Games in 1956.  This video shows how the Olympic games were opened at this time, and how much this has changed since 1956. 

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AOC Media Centre - 1956 Melbourne

AOC Media Centre - 1956 Melbourne | Melbourne Olympics 1956 | Scoop.it
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Lauren Sabatini's comment, September 4, 2013 11:39 PM
This scoop is from the Australian Olympic Committee Media center. This scoop is effective as it shows many photos and videos from the Melbourne 1956 Olympics. It also shows the history of the Olympic Games.